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A rendered model of the team's home for the 2023 Build Challenge.

Washington University in St. Louis*

This finalist team will not be competing in spring 2023 and will instead be exhibiting their zero energy home in spring 2024.

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Team Name: Team WashU; SMart hOme for Occupational THerapy (SMOOTH)

Build Location: St. Louis, Missouri

This house will be a community-engaged, 2,100 ft2 occupational therapy and healing facility featuring therapeutic spaces and state-of-the-art sustainable technologies.

Key Features:

  • Prefabrication
  • Biophilic elements, such as a green wall and healing garden
  • Engineered bamboo mass timber floor and wall systems
  • Greywater system.